When it comes to natural beauty Rhode Island is hard to beat.
With its miles of coastline lush forests and rolling hills the state is home to some of the most stunning scenery in the country.
And whether you’re looking for a place to hike swim or simply enjoy the view there’s no shortage of amazing places to check out.
Here are 10 of the most stunning sights to see in Rhode Island:
Just off the coast of Rhode Island is Block Island a beautiful island known for its miles of sandy beaches crystal-clear waters and stunning scenery.
It’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy the outdoors and there’s plenty to do from hiking and biking to swimming and kayaking.
The coastal city of Newport is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Rhode Island as well as a number of historic sites and landmarks.
Take a stroll down Thames Street visit the Breakers mansion or enjoy the view from Castle Hill Inn.
Narragansett Bay is a large bay located in southern Rhode Island and it’s one of the most popular spots for swimming sailing and fishing in the state.
In addition to its natural beauty the bay is also home to a number of historic sites including Fort Wetherill State Park and the Newport Mansions.
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge is a 2000-acre refuge located in Middletown Rhode Island.
The refuge is home to a variety of wildlife including birds seals and shorebirds and it’s a great place for hiking fishing and bird watching.
Beavertail State Park
Beavertail State Park is located in Jamestown Rhode Island and it’s one of the best places in the state for hiking picnicking and enjoying the incredible ocean views.
The park is also home to a lighthouse which is the third oldest in the country.
Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park
The Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park is a 16000-acre park located in central Rhode Island.
The park is home to a number of historic sites including the Blackstone River the Old Slater Mill and the Pawtucket Falls.
Slater Mill Historic Site
The Slater Mill Historic Site is a historic gristmill located in Pawtucket Rhode Island.
The mill was built in 1793 and it’s the site of the first water-powered textile mill in the United States.
Today the mill is open for tours and it’s a great place to learn about the history of the textile industry in the United States.
Roger Williams National Memorial
The Roger Williams National Memorial is a national memorial located in Providence Rhode Island.
The memorial is dedicated to Roger Williams the founder of the state of Rhode Island and it’s a great place to learn about the history of the state.
Easton’s Beach is a public beach located in Newport Rhode Island.
The beach is a popular spot for swimming sunbathing and surfing and it’s also home to the famous Newport Cliff Walk.
Lincoln Woods State Park
Lincoln Woods State Park is a 2000-acre state park located in Lincoln Rhode Island.
The park is home to a number of hiking trails a beach and a freshwater pond and it’s a great place to enjoy the outdoors.